Wisconsin State Assembly District 14

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 14
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Current incumbentDale Kooyenga Republican Party
Population52,656
Voting age79.0% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Wisconsin's fourteenth state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Dale Kooyenga.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 52,656 civilians reside within Wisconsin's fourteenth state assembly district.[1] Members of the Wisconsin State Assembly represent an average of 57,444 residents.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 54,179 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the Wisconsin State Assembly serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Wisconsin legislators assume office the first Monday in January following the election.

Qualifications

Section 6 of Article 4 of the Wisconsin Constitution states, "No person shall be eligible to the legislature who shall not have resided one year within the state, and be a qualified elector in the district which he may be chosen to represent."

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Wisconsin Legislature are paid $49,943/year. Legislators receive a maximum of $88/day per diem, set by the compensation commission. Based on the maximum, the leadership of each house determines what amount to authorize for each session.[4]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

In the event of a vacancy in the assembly, the Governor must call for a special election when allowed by law.[5] Special elections to fill legislative vacancies cannot be held after February 1st preceding a spring election or September 1st preceding a fall election.[6] If the vacancy happens before May 15th, the Governor must fill the vacancy as soon as possible.[7]

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for all 99 seats in the Wisconsin State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Incumbent Dale Kooyenga was unopposed in the Republican primary. Kooyenga was unopposed in the general election[8][9] and was re-elected to another term.[10]

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Elections for the office of Wisconsin State Assembly consisted of a primary election on August 14, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. Republican incumbent Dale Kooyenga defeated Democrat Chris Rockwood in the general election. Both candidates were unopposed in the primary elections.[11][12]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kooyenga Incumbent 59.1% 20,976
     Democratic Chris Rockwood 40.8% 14,490
     Scattering 0.1% 42
Total Votes 35,508

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 14 have raised a total of $512,355. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $28,464 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 14
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $80,979 2 $40,490
2010 $109,066 6 $18,178
2008 $62,638 2 $31,319
2006 $63,553 2 $31,777
2004 $52,316 1 $52,316
2002 $62,711 4 $15,678
2000 $81,092 1 $81,092
Total $512,355 18 $28,464

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